Stars Rumors & News

  • Stars farmhand Morin wins AHL MVP

    Pro Hockey Talk "On Friday, Texas Stars forward Travis Morin was named the Les Cunningham Award winner as the AHL’s most valuable player for the 2013-14 season. Morin, 30, he tore up the American League circuit, leading all scorers with 87 points — in just 65 games — while winning player of the month honors in..." April 18

  • Ducks build big lead, hold off Stars in Game 1

    NHL.com "The sting of last season's Stanley Cup Playoffs was a talking point for the Anaheim Ducks in training camp. It was referenced liberally this week and literally worn on their sleeves in the form of "Unfinished Business" T-shirts. They followed through Wednesday with a 4-3 win against the Dallas..." April 17

  • Dillon Out for Stars

    NHL.com "The Dallas Stars are ready to go. After battling down the stretch to secure the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, the Stars are now ready to open their first round series against the top-seeded Ducks tonight at Honda Center in Anaheim. “They feel loose, good spirit. I don’t get any..." April 16

  • Pro Sports Daily's 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    This 1st round has the makings to be the best 1st round in the salary cap era, all 16 teams are strong, skilled and determined with no team having a huge edge over the other. If you enjoyed the regular season, let us remind you, you ain't seen nothing yet. April 16

  • Florida wins ’14 NHL draft lottery, will pick first overall

    Pro Hockey Talk "A year after losing out on the No. 1 pick, the Florida Panthers flipped the script. Florida won the 2014 NHL Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, edging out Buffalo for top spot despite the Sabres holding superior odds for the first overall pick. Last year, the Panthers were on the other end of this..." April 16

  • Sabres, Panthers have best odds for 2014 NHL draft lottery

    Pro Hockey Talk "With their seasons now complete, non-playoff teams can start looking forward to one of the biggest dates on their offseason calendars — the annual draft lottery. This year’s lottery will take place tomorrow (Tuesday, Apr. 15), determining the order of the first 13 picks of the ’14 Draft, which..." April 15

  • Stanley Cup Playoffs Odds: Bruins favored to win Cup

    CBSSports.com "With the Stanley Cup Playoffs set to begin Wednesday, Bovada revealed their odds for the postseason. The Boston Bruins, winner of the Presidents' Trophy as the NHL's regular-season champ and last year's Stanley Cup runner up, is the favorite to claim the top prize at the end of the..." April 14

  • Coyotes end season with win over the Stars

    Arizona Republic "They gathered for one last showing Sunday before convening one more time today when they empty out their locker stalls, and it wouldn't be unrealistic to expect the Coyotes to look different when they reassemble in the fall. Change, it seems, is the current preferred flavor. Sunday's season..." April 14

  • Stars beat Blues, clinch first NHL playoff berth in six years

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "For the first time in six years, the Stanley Cup Playoffs will return to Dallas. With a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday at the American Airlines Center, the Stars clinched the final playoff spot, the second wild-card berth, over Phoenix. As the Stars celebrated in the locker..." April 12

  • Predators Slim Playoff Hopes Officially Ended by the Stars

    Defending Big D "I hate the shootout in the NHL. I hate that two teams can go toe-to-toe for 65 minutes, and at the end have the winner determined by the hockey equivalent of a coin flip. I hate that an individual skills competition bearing zero relation to the hockey game that preceded it is the decider of said..." April 09

  • Bergenheim's goal finishes off 3-2 comeback win over the Stars

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "So much has transpired between the Panthers' season-opening 4-2 victory in Dallas to their rematch on Sunday. Unfortunately for these mostly unrecognizable, young Panthers, most of it has been bad. However, despite their 15th-place status in the Eastern Conference, the Panthers have shown the..." April 07

  • Stars Defeat Lightning 5-2, Regain Final Playoff Spot

    Defending Big D "Goals could only be scored at one end of the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Saturday night. Luckily for the Dallas Stars, that was the end at which they shot twice. The Stars scored three goals in the first and two in the third while the Tampa BayLightning made it a game with two of their own in..." April 06

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    Mike Heika @MikeHeika

    Erik Cole (missed seven games with upper body injury) is a game-time decision for tonight. My guess is he plays.

  • Hurricanes score three quick goals in second period to slap away Stars

    Dallas Morning News "First period: The Stars had the better chances in a fast period, as Dallas finished with a 13-8 edge in shots on goal and a 21-16 edge in shot attempts. Carolina goalie Anton Khudobin made several big saves, including stopping Dustin Jeffrey in transition, Vern Fiddler on a breakaway, and Jamie..." April 04

  • Stars taking depth scoring to new levels, unheralded forward scores two in win over Capitals

    Dallas Morning News "The Stars are taking this depth scoring thing to new levels. After bemoaning the weight on top scorers Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn while their playoff hopes were slipping away two weeks ago, the Stars now are getting goals by the bucket from every line on the ice. Dustin Jeffrey on Tuesday..." April 02

  • Stars' depth shines again, leads to key standings-gaining victory over Blues

    Dallas Morning News "In their pursuit of a playoff spot, the Stars are probably going to have a few extraordinary nights. Saturday was one of those. The Stars got two goals from rookie forward Colton Sceviour, received a stand-up performance from goalie Kari Lehtonen on the second night of a back-to-back and..." March 30

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    Mike Heika @MikeHeika

    Seguin has ``soreness,'' coach Lindy Ruff said. ``We've got a couple of question marks, and he's one of them.''

  • Peverley resumes working out, takes to ice; ‘my goal would be to come back’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dallas forward Rich Peverley met with the media on Friday for the first time since undergoing successful heart surgery, telling reporters his goal is to make a return to the NHL. “I feel great,” Peverley said, per the Stars’ Twitter feed. “Under instructions from doctors, I’ve been able to work..." March 29

  • Stars get contributions from everywhere in key win over Predators

    Dallas Morning News "While it’s too early to be throwing around the term “must win,” the Stars on Friday had a ``really kinda need to win” type of game. The Nashville Predators are pretty much out of the playoff race and played in Nashville on Thursday. So, with Phoenix starting the night five points ahead in the..." March 29

  • Hockey shot-protection gear struggles to secure acceptance among NHL players

    Edmonton Journal "Matt Hendricks pointed to the interior of his right foot, where he had once been struck by a puck that left him with a broken bone, and declared: “two screws.” There have been other cracks caused by unyielding pucks, continued the Edmonton Oilers gritty winger during a discussion about exterior..." March 28

  • Well-rounded Blackhawks best Stars in Teravainen's debut

    CSN Chicago "A power-play goal to break a recent rut, defensemen getting in on the offense and solid goaltending off the top: The Chicago Blackhawks were looking for a well-rounded game, and they got that on Tuesday night. Duncan Keith and Andrew Shaw each had a goal and an assist, and Corey Crawford won..." March 26

  • Jets fall to Stars 2-1

    Winnipeg Free Press "Another night and another loss for the Winnipeg Jets as their march to another spring of watching playoff hockey on their televisions has moved from a brisk walk to a full-out sprint. The Jets are plunging and the talk should now be about how far they can sink in order to garner a better..." March 25

  • Stars return to win column vs. Sens

    Fox Sports "In its purest form, Saturday's game between the Ottawa Senators and Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center might not have been a true must-win for the Stars, but it was definitely close. Dallas of course was heading into this afternoon affair on a four-game losing streak and hadn't won since..." March 23

  • Flyers shoot down Stars for fourth straight win

    Courier-Post "Despite the win streak being at four games, which ties a season long, Flyers coach Craig Berube is not impressed. In his mind, his team had a two-goal lead and could have had more, but took some penalties and allowed the Dallas Stars to get back in the game. For much of the game the Flyers..." March 21

  • Jim Nill Statement on Rich Peverley

    NHL.com "Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill released the following statement: “Rich Peverley underwent successful surgery to correct an abnormal heart rhythm at the Cleveland Clinic on Tuesday, March 18. He is currently in normal sinus rhythm. He was released from the Cleveland Clinic today and is..." March 19

  • Crosby's line propels Penguins over Dallas, 5-1

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The line, Lee Stempniak suggested, remains very much a work in progress. Hard to disagree, considering its time together still is being measured in minutes, not months. But perhaps that's what should concern teams that will have to face the Penguins from now until the end of their playoff..." March 19

  • Jets show star power

    Winnipeg Free Press "The humour isn't likely to last but the Winnipeg Jets broke out of their six-game losing streak with a laugher on Sunday night at the MTS Centre. The Jets hit a brief speed bump in the first period -- two Dallas goals in 37 seconds gave the visitors a 2-1 lead -- but revved their engines hard..." March 17

  • Kari Lehtonen close to returning, but not ready for Sunday

    Dallas Morning News "Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen (concussion) continued to practice Saturday and said he is feeling closer to normal. He will travel with the team to Winnipeg, but is not expected to play on Sunday. In addition, Cristopher Nilstorp also will travel with the team, keeping Lehtonen as the third..." March 15

  • Corban Knight's shootout goal lifts Flames past Stars

    Calgary Sun "In only his sixth big-league outing and after logging only three shifts in the third period and none in the overtime session, Calgary Flames rookie Corban Knight figured he had the best seat in the house for Friday’s shootout at American Airlines Center. His boss, Bob Hartley, had other..." March 15

  • Rich Peverley thanks doctors for saving his life, done for season

    CBSSports.com "Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley made his first public statements since he collapsed on the bench on Monday night, taking the opportunity to thank everybody involved in a prepared statement. The team doctor also announced that Peverley's season is finished. Peverley, looking excellent given..." March 12

  • Jamie Benn’s overtime goal leads Stars to 3-2 win in St. Louis

    Dallas Morning News "The Stars’ battle to stay in the final wildcard playoff spot in the Western Conference continues to get tougher, but then so do the Stars. Dallas overcame the loss of forward Rich Peverley to a cardiac event Monday and came up with a huge 3-2 overtime win over St. Louis. The Stars stay in..." March 12

  • Peverley incident validates NHL's player safety work

    NHL.com "The incident Monday night involving Dallas Stars center Rich Peverley was not easy to hear about for NHL general managers, who were gathered together for a dinner while at the annual March GMs' meeting. But as difficult as it was to process, the incident validated the work the League has done in..." March 11

  • GM Jim Nill statement on Rich Peverley

    NHL.com ""Rich Peverley is resting comfortably and being monitored at UT Southwestern St. Paul. He is currently undergoing testing to discover what triggered the cardiac event last night. The focus of all the testing and monitoring is being dedicated to finding the cause of the event and a long-term..." March 11

  • Stars doctors explain what happened to Rich Peverley after collapse on Dallas bench, give update on condition

    Dallas Morning News "The NHL postponed Monday’s game between the Stars and Columbus after Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench in the first period. Peverley was conscious and talking but was taken to UT Southwestern St. Paul and to receive treatment, the Stars said. He was in stable condition there...." March 11

  • Chiasson ‘shaken up’ by Peverley incident, won’t dress for Stars tonight

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dallas rookie forward Alex Chiasson won’t play tonight against St. Louis due to distress from the Rich Peverley incident — this according to Mike Heika of the Morning-News. Chiasson, 23, appeared to be visibly shaken after Peverley collapsed at the bench in the first period of Monday’s game..." March 11

  • Jackets-Stars PPD due to Peverley medical issue

    NHL.com "In the first period of the Dallas Stars’ game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night, Dallas center Rich Peverley was carried from the Stars bench to the locker room with an undisclosed medical issue. Peverley was skating on the Stars’ top line alongside Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin..." March 11

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    Lori Schmidt @LoriSchmidt

    Jody Shelley on the TV broadcast says Dallas Stars player Rich Peverley "keeled over" on the Stars bench. Describes scene as "somber panic."

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    Mark Stepneski @StarsInsideEdge

    Lindy Ruff says concussion for Kari Lehtonen, no time table.

  • Dallas Stars Recall Cristopher Nilstorp from Texas

    NHL.com "Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp from the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League. Nilstorp, 30, has posted a 21-12-4 record for Texas this season with a 2.58 goals against..." March 09

  • It’s Tim Thomas bobblehead day…in Florida

    Pro Hockey Talk "Roberto Luongo probably wasn’t the only one surprised when the Vancouver Canucks reopened trade negotiations with Florida. At that point, the Panthers seemed committed to sticking with Tim Thomas for the rest of the season. After all, they made bobbleheads of him and everything. Speaking of,..." March 09

  • Stars rally in third to beat Wild, 4-3

    Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Stars got a huge lift from Tim Thomas after a big hit knocked Kari Lehtonen out of the game. Erik Cole scored on a breakaway with 4:49 to play, and the Stars rallied to defeat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Saturday night. Lehtonen injured his head in a collision with the Wild's Erik..." March 09

  • No. 9 ascends to rafters, but Modano's bond with Stars remains

    Dallas Morning News "t sounds a little odd to say Mike Modano’s No. 9 is being “retired” Saturday. “Retired’’ has such a finality to it, and the funny thing about the ceremony is that it really is just another part of Modano’s role in moving Dallas hockey forward. It’s a celebration that shines a spotlight on the..." March 08

  • Stars trample disorganized Canucks, 6-1

    Vancouver Sun "In one of the most embarrassing performances by the Canucks since their chaotic, dark age of the late 1990s, Vancouver looked disheartened and disorganized while losing 6-1 Thursday to the Dallas Stars in a game that was supposed to mean something. Maybe it did. Maybe it means that both Canuck..." March 07

  • It's possible for Tim Thomas to overtake Kari Lehtonen as Stars' No. 1 goalie

    Dallas Morning News "Tim Thomas has rarely been boring … or normal … or average — and he might be just what the Stars need right now In making the veteran Florida Panthers netminder their only acquisition before Wednesday’s NHL trade deadline, the Stars did much more than just swap backup goalies, they shook up one..." March 06

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Tim Thomas headed to DAL. #Tradecentre

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Tim Thomas heads to Texas. The #stars send Dan Ellis to #FlaPanthers to complete the deal.

  • Jackets Hang on to Defeat the Stars

    The Cannon "The Jackets and Stars were both coming off victories last night, with fatigue potentially a factor for both squads. The Jackets had a definite edge in the energy department early on, dominating the first period. They were outworking the Stars in every way, with Sergei Bobrovsky shutting the door..." March 05

  • Dealin’ Ducks: Anaheim acquires Robidas from Dallas

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Anaheim Ducks have been extremely busy in the day prior to the NHL trade deadline. Having already flipped Dustin Penner to Washington and Viktor Fasth to Edmonton, the Ducks solidified their back end by acquiring veteran blueliner Stephane Robidas from Dallas, according to the O.C...." March 04

  • Stars Get Ruff 600th Win in Edging Sabres

    Fox Sports "In a way, it was almost poetic that Lindy Ruff got his 600th career win as an NHL head coach against his former team, the Buffalo Sabres. The Dallas Stars and Sabres went toe-to-toe on Monday night at American Airlines Center, but in the end a power-play goal by Dallas rookie winger Alex Chiasson,..." March 04